By (author) David McGimpsey
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Sitcom by David McGimpsey
Book DescriptionImplicating extremes from Coriolanus to Karen Carpenter, David McGimpsey's Sitcom is both serious poetry and a work of comedy. Where Timon of Athens meets Shania Twain, that's where you'll find Sitcom. Mischievous, generous and side-splittingly funny, this collection of wry soliloquies and sonnets begins with a milestone birthday and finds itself in demi-mondes as varied as the offices of university regents and the basic plot arc of Hawaii Five-O -- offering, along the way, a sincere contemplation of mortality and the fashion sense of Mary Tyler Moore. In between, you'll find Auden, Arthur Carlson, oper, Girls Gone Wild and the lead from Suddenly Susan's turn as a creative writing student. Unembarrassed by its literary allusions or its hi-lo hybridity, Sitcom's strategic and encompassing voice is prepared for each comedic disaster and is, somehow, always ready for next week's episode.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781552451885
(203mm x 127mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Coach House Books
Publisher: Coach House Books
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author David McGimpsey
Asbestos Heights, Paperback (April 2015)
Asbestos Heights is the poke in the eye that misses and ends up somewhere else.
Li'l Bastard, Paperback (October 2011)
Pop culture sonnets as a midlife-crisis confessional. Li'l Bastard covers the three poetic Bs: baseball, beer, and Barnaby Jones.
Dingers, Paperback (December 2007)» View all books by David McGimpsey
Baseball and literature, both 'high' and 'low' have long sat side-by-side in the dugout. This title describes baseball's combinations and forms, seeking to plumb its meaning as a game and maybe metaphor for Life's deeper truths.
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Author Biography - David McGimpsey
David McGimpsey is a poet and author born and raised in Montreal. He has a PhD in English literature and is the author of the award-winning study Imagining Baseball: America's Pastime and Popular Culture. His travel writings frequently appear in the Globe and Mail and he writes the "Sandwich of the Month" column for EnRoute magazine. He teaches at Concordia University.
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